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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Wasn't really into the idea of this, now I love it

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    Loganson
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    I didn't really like the idea of sticking something on the back of my phone to take up more room and be a nuisance. After being recommended this item by a best buy employee who was using it herself and seeing how this model collapses rather flat when not pulled out and being used I decided to give it a shot on my Galaxy Note 5. It actually makes a difference in ease of use, especially when typing or watching video. Whether I am using 1 hand or 2 to hold and use my phone, the pop socket gives me a much more secure grip on my device without causing any strain to my hand or fingers to do so. I am 6' and have average to large hands for my height, but even so any phone with a screen larger than 5" can cause some discomfort trying to hold and use with 1 hand, usually forcing you to use two to use it efficiently and to feel secure you won't lose hold of it while doing so. I am currently writing this review comfortably with 1 hand on my Note 5. If you keep your phone in your pocket like me, you will be glad to know you can continue to do so, you will have to be mindful of it catching on the lip of your pocket if you put your phone in with the screen against your leg as I do, but if you guide your phone into your pocket with your hand instead of shoving it in from the end this really isn't a problem. The one drawback of using this item is if you regularly use wireless charging with your device the pop socket will create to much distance to use the wireless charging. It can be easily removed at any time though and stuck back on later, but if you wirelessly charge your phone often that would be very annoying to do. I just use my fast charging cord instead of my wireless charging stand, so it's not really a big inconvenience to me personally.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Middle-aged, hate selfies, love this!

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    Disappointedandbrokenow
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    I had been seeing these on people’s phones for quite some time, but even on the phones of adults I am acquainted with - they all are rather obsessed with selfies. So, I never looked into one much. Until, I bought a bigger phone to help with my middle-aged decline of close vision. I had the toughest time holding the phone for certain things - including taking one-handed pictures for auction items and such. These were on sale prior to Christmas, so I spent my Rewards card on a few for the family. I LOVE this thing. The first position I placed it didn’t work as well as I had hoped - I had placed it a little too far up for the weight of the phone. Thought once it was plucked off and placed elsewhere, it surely wasn’t going to stick again on a silicone case that has some texture. Researched how to wet it, dry it only for a certain time before reattaching - no problem and it’s held well. It isn’t the most attractive one - the one I purchased that was on sale - but, guessing that’s why it was quite a bit cheaper than other designs :) Don’t care because it’s practical and works.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    The accessory I never knew I needed!

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    Ramayo
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    So I just upgraded from an iPhone 6s Plus to an 8 plus. I was online shopping for a case and Best Buy was offering a promotion if you buy 3 accessories, so I started to browse around to see what else I might use. I had heard a lot about PopSockets but I wasn’t sure if it was something I really needed. When I was texting a lot on the 6s+ I tended to rest the bottom of the phone on my pinky, which became uncomfortable over time. I also tended to drop my phone a lot because I always had too many things in my hands at once when I was shopping or going to or from my car. So this seemed like it *might* be worth trying. My first day with it I probably moved around on my phone a dozen times because I couldn’t settle on where to put it. Surprisingly it stuck every time and doesn’t feel like it might just pop off at any time because I wasted any of the glue. It took a little time to get use to holding the phone with the PopSocket but after the first day it just felt so natural that I wasn’t sure how I ever lived without it. Texting is so much easier. It’s easier to carry your phone around while you do other things and you don’t have to be afraid of constantly dropping it. And as a bonus, it is adorable. I have the rose gold phone and this design looks great with it. My third accessory purchase was a wireless charging pad that was a pre-order so that hasn’t arrived yet. I am afraid that when that comes I will have to take the PopSocket off to get a good charge. I’ve only had the PopSocket for a week or two and I already don’t know how I’ll live without it. So we’ll see when the charger comes, which one wins out or if I can keep them both.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    One on every phone in my family

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    Paul
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    I used to scoff at the idea of attaching anything to my cell phone that might interfere with it getting in and out of my pocket. My wife came home with one of these and I thought I'd never put one on. Within a few days I slapped one on the back of my otter box commuter and I've not thought of removing it. It's a handy extra grip for the phone, provides a stand if necessary, great for the little hands in my house, but most importantly, when paired with the mounting hook I can just slide it into a great spot on my dash and it's locked there until I need to get out of the car. I can change orientation of the screen in the holder and adjust the angle of the screen as well. I don't have to divert my attention from the road and it makes the hands free operation of the phone much more practical. As much as I thought I would hate getting it caught in my pocket with this little nub on the back, it has really been no issue, even in my jeans front pockets. Invaluable. And I can remove it and reattach it to my new case without having to buy a new pop socket or new adhesive.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Adorable

    Posted
    Jessi
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    I wish these were cheaper then id have a hundred of them i would just collect them forever. They are good options if you dont like the ring style stands. I was always dropping my phone and became suddenly ill this year with many procedures and one surgery so i cant bend like i use to. i can pick this up easier with my grabber stick now and could not be happier for that reason alone. Plus im an artist and appreciate how well these look and im always looking for something different. Functions just as it says it should no complaints here. The designs are also WONDERFULLY detailed and look gorgeous no wonder they cost as much as they do. I dont get many impulse buys from this store but they always are a great place to find things you didnt think you would. The fair city mall location is a good one with good people. Usually i go to another store for most of my computer and electronic needs first because me and my mom are always on a budget due to my illness, but for distance, 8/10 service or things we cant find and no time to go anywhere else, this is our go to place.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Pure Brilliance

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    JeffreyA
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    Pure brilliance! Yes, for what it is, it might be overpriced. So what; so is that double latte or Monster Energy Drink. This thing works! Works better than that double latte or Monster drink! I use it on a LG V20. That phone is hard / tiresome to hold in one hand and use the other to work it. No more. “Pop” out comes a little button to slide between my fingers, then perfect! Fits right in the palm of my hand. Pro tip; pop it out, place it between your fingers comfortably, me, I use pointer and middle on the left, THEN set the phone where you want it. The placement on the rear of the phone may not be symmetrical for you OCD folks, but the placement in your palm is key right? Tis better to work good than look good no? Use as a stand? Likely not, but get two and make a go of it? This thing kicks butt. Well worth the $10.00. Buy it. Buy it! BUY IT!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Wow!!

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    Anonymous
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    I thought of this two years ago and my idea was a little more ergonomic him and you know had grooves for fingers but no you know cover the glove type thing but wow stuck this on the back of my daughters phone and she is the master of thumb typing in app switching anything you can think of with one thumb she's faster than A racehorse on Snapchat. I don't like that it's adhesive I know there's not many other options suction cup stink and I'm obviously magnetic won't work so it has to be adhesive him but it's on the outside of the case so you could always get Goo gone or something. But I after trying it myself I went out looking for one one criticism is that there is not enough designs in sizes and it would be nice to be able to make a custom one online so if you were listening company whoever makes it you know pump that up I'll take a finders fee. I will grab a black one and stick it on the back of my OtterBox now this is where we may have problems because it the other boxes Robert and it does have a little bit to give when you pull so what's the release of sticks and I stick my fingers in and I wonder if the rubbers gonna pull in the back we will see I will come back and update if possible but definitely cool and definitely helpful so you don't keep dropping your phone while you're using It

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Pretty Gadget

    Posted
    JoDan
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    If you asked me 4 months ago to review this product I would have said that I would tire of it and take it off my phone. NOT THE CASE!! This is one of those simple products that carries its functional weight. Is it somewhat bulky on the phone?... yeah... kinda. Is it pretty? .. no. Does it help you hold your phone in pretty much every situation?.. YES! I highly recommend this, especially if you have a iPhone 6 Plus or other "phablet" sized devices. It makes taking pictures easier as you are not lightly holding your phone worried that someone might bump you & cause you to drop your phone. It also makes one-handed typing a lot easier & less of a balancing act. It also is useful as a kickstand for watching videos or just keeping your device propped up in a meeting. Well worth the money. Expect each one to last 3-4 months, you will find yourself playing with the "popping" mechanism & like any plastic it will wear out over time. Disclaimer: I am in no way affiliated with this company nor do I know anyone who is associated with this company.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome tool for your phone

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    GiaInBestBuyLand
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    This product is awesome! I first heard about popsocket from a morning radio show I listen to. They gave them out free at an event they had and I loved it! It is very strong! So strong that I had to move it to a different location on the back and had to use a butter knife to remove it LOL! But the glue is so strong that it easily stuck back on and have had no problems with it falling off at all! This one I purchased was for a friend for her birthday. She had tried those ring versions of phone holders but said she wanted one like mine so I got it for her and she loved it too! I bought more for myself and my daughter as well! Very helpful for holding your phone for texting and selfies. I would have such a hard time taking selfies with my phone being so big (V20) and my hands so small but with popsocket it makes it sooo much easier! I haven't tried them on a tablet so not sure how well they work but definitely good on phones. Oh and also very useful as a stand as well but works better when you place it in the middle of your phone for use as a stand. All in all love this product and definitely recommend it!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great little gizmo!

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    GettingChicDone
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    I bought this little gizmo because I was in search of something that would help prevent my clumsy self from dropping my phone pretty much all the time when I tried taking one handed pictures (shoulder problems, not because I'm obsessed with selfies lol). This unassuming little circle has helped in more ways than expected: I have not dropped my phone once while using it, so now, when I replace my Zagg glass protector, the guy won't say..."hey! see ya next week..." Also, I have a case with a slide open back where I keep business cards. The cover has always been a little difficult to slide open, i.e., it took some muscle, which is never good in front of a prospect. This PopSocket created a handle that now gently slides that frustrating door open with EASE. Yay! Finally, it is handy as a kickstand of sorts. If I am watching video clips or a movie on my phone, I simply pull the PopSocket all the way out and it tilts my phone at the perfect angle for viewing. Who knew that less than ten bucks on this gadget would prove to be one of the best phone-related decisions I've made. Get one...they aren't all pink. :)

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Ingenious

    Posted
    JoDan
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    Awesome and very handy gadget. This provides so many benefits - some I knew I wanted but didn't realize how much, and some I never imagined. It can be a kickstand with two, three, or four different tilt angles. Place one popsocket on the phone, a little off-center. Rotating your phone changes the height of the kickstand. (This works vertically and horizontally with any placement I've tried.) They can be popped out halfway or fully, & they'll stay there. It's a great grip, & fingers can slide & readjust easily while using it. I can reach anywhere one-handed on this phone. Using two of them offers a way to wrap your headset wires around them for storage. (This is not perfect as they don't collapse cleanly, & they catch on edges of pockets & purses, etc. I still like it. I can unplug my headset to use the phone speaker, & it stays right there). The adhesive can be endlessly repositioned. It's that gel that you can just rinse off & make brand new.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love them!

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    MightyIT
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    This is my second one. 1st lasted several months. Bought the holder for mounting in friends' cars without Navigation. ; D Makes it easy to carry phone without pockets, around the house. Place pop socket between fingers on outside of hand and hand is now free! This, attached to my safety covered large note phone, is able to set on a surface in landscape, not portrait. The sticky backs are easily attached to a cleaned surface on your item and easy to remove by pealing up from the edge. I clean my cover regularly and peal off the pop socket if there was excess heat which made it peal off. Clean the pop socket and sticky tab with soap and water and allow to air dry. Clean surface of item (I use rubbing alcohol) and allow to air dry before pressing into place. Took a couple of weeks to figure out exacly where I wanted it placed but was really easy to move. Used many different attachments and phone covers, etc., in the past. Love these!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Don't know what I did without this little gem

    Posted
    Mom23kids
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    My son convinced me to purchase one of these PopSocket finger grips because he knows what is cool AND I DON'T. Initially, I thought it was a waste of money, but I was wrong! I don't know what I would do without this little gem. I use it as a finger grip and a kickstand for my iPhone 8 Plus and it really is a tremendous help. My phone no longer falls over when I lean it up to video chat.. I LOVE using it to help support my phone while texting, (I use my thumbs to text), and when the manufacturer says it can be repositioned, they are not kidding. I have repositioned it on my Otter phone case about 20 times (use it for two different positions depending on what I need). I figured I could reposition it once or twice before its tackiness wore out. Not so. It is still as tacky as it was the first time I placed it on my phone case. I love this little thing and, contrary to what I first thought, it is definitely money well spent.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great wee accessory

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    Cheetah
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    I bought the pop socket in the hopes that it'd make things easier for me when I want to text with one hand, catch Pokémon in Pokémon go with one hand, choose songs on my phone when I'm driving with one hand, etc. My hands aren't too small but just small enough that doing things with one hand on an iPhone 6s in an otter box cover is just hard enough. I found that the popsocket really helped with that. I'd say that it's made all these things easier for me and that I don't drop my phone nearly as often because of it. I found that it stuck just fine on the back of my otterbox case. I haven't had to reposition it at all and as long as you follow the instructions, I think it is held in place relatively well by the adhesive. I doubt I will have to reposition it, since I love where it is currently placed. Since I chose to place mine right in the bottom middle of my phone (where my hands naturally go when I'm trying to text), I can't say how well it does as a stand, since I've never had to use it for that purpose.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Better than I thought

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    NYLongIsland
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    I didn’t get on the pop socket trend when it first came out because I had the credit card holder on the back of my last phone. But when I got a new phone I decided to get a pop socket instead because the credit card holder ruined my last case with the residual left from the sticker! The pop socket said it was movable so I wanted to try it and it’s really great! I’ve already moved it 3 times on my case and it hasn’t ruined it or left any stickiness on it. And the pop socket itself doesn’t lose any stickiness after you remove it, not sure how they do it but I love that! I have a magnetic case for my phone so I can use it on my magnetic holder in my car so I really didn’t want the case to get ruined. And the pop socket doesn’t get in the way with my car holder either! So happy with this purchase, it makes the phone easier to hold too

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Functional little piece

    Posted
    Shopper
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    I purchased this after watching how my teenager uses it and after seeing that this piece is not some gadget fad but actually quite useful. We should all be conscious of what the younger generation is using and doing. I sometimes say, the things they're into makes no sense, only to later retract what I said and fingmd that it may be a smarter way to do something. (Not all things, but some). However this piece can prop your phone on a flat surface just like a tablet case does, so that you can watch something from your phone or if you're writing something, the way it props is a much more comfortable position to look, write and scroll. It helps you to comfortably hold your phone without dropping it when the pop sockets it pushed out. It does everything the manufacturer says it does.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love It!!

    Posted
    Ellege
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    Recently upgraded to a Samsung s9 which is slightly bigger and heavier than my previous phone, so I just bought this on a whim to try it out. I've never used any kind of finger grip before so I was sure if I would like it. Wow was a I wrong! It adheres to the phone case and never had a problem with it peeling off unexpectedly. And this Carbonite Weave pattern matched my case's carbon fiber weave finish. The two stage pop-up level is ingenious. It very comfortable in my hand while in use, and it doesn't protrude out that much when not in use. Fully extended it works great to prop my phone up on a table so I can watch videos hands free. I'm going to get the popsocket mount for my car. Overall I'm very impressed with this product.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Meant to be

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    DodgersxGirl
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    So I already had the Kate spade Phone case in my actual cart and when I was looking for a pop socket to match I assumed that Kate spade would have it ( they did not) I was amazed that Best Buy had this brand that literally looks the exact same as the phone case. I was even more excited to see the low price. It holds up very well ( I mess with my phone a lot ) throw it, spin it, and this thing does not budge, amazing. Definitely worth the price and look at the picture yourself. It’s like it was made to be paired with this case. Total score if you ask me.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Like it

    Posted
    MamaM
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    I bought 2 of these for use with new iphones and they work well. I have not tried something like this before so I can't compare function or quality to other brands or similar products, but I liked the colors on this one so I decided to try it. The reason I hesitated on the purchase initially was because I thought it might be in the way, but it collapses down to the point where it doesn't bother me at all to have it mounted on the phone. In fact, I find I use it much more than I thought I would and now I'm not sure I could go without it. It has also saved me from dropping my phone in a few situations. Overall, very functional and works well, noting this isn't a major investment so definitely worth giving it a shot.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Super phone accessory

    Posted
    JoDan
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    If you asked me a few months ago to review this product I would have predicted that I would tire of it and take it off my phone. NOT THE CASE at all!! This is one of those cool products that carries its functional weight. While it adds a little bulk to the slimness; however, it does help you hold your phone in pretty much every situation. I highly recommend this gadget, especially if you have an iPhone 6 + or other "phablet" sized devices. It makes taking pictures far easier as you are not daintily holding your phone worried that someone might bump you & shatter your screen. It also makes one-handed typing a lot easier & less of a balancing act. It is also useful as a kickstand for watching videos or just keeping your device propped up in a meeting. Well worth the money! I dont often write glowing reviews.. but this product deserves it.

    I would recommend this to a friend